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Monday
Apr302012

Syrian TV Agency Says Several Dead in Bombings

LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images(BEIRUT) -- A state-run news agency in Syria says at least eight people are dead and dozens injured after two security buildings in the north-western city of Idlib were bombed early Monday morning.

According to a report from the BBC, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 20 people died in the attacks targeting security forces.

State TV says the attacks are the result of two terrorist bombs, with the Observatory claiming the bombs exploded next to the Air Force Intelligence headquarters and the Military Intelligence building.

The United Nations says its deploying monitors to Syria in an effort to oversee a peace plan, according to the BBC.

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